Photo Essay: A Revolution Without Single Leaders. First Glimpses From Chile, 22 November 2019

Sentiment during the uprising. Photo: Orin Langelle/GJEP Orin Langelle-23 November 2019 Photographer’s note: Upon arriving at our hotel in Santiago, Anne Petermann and I hooked up with Biofuelwatch’s Gary Hughes. We headed toward the mass action up the… Read More

Chilean Spring 2019: A People United Against Being Poisoned By Tear Gas

Nurses and health cares workers are among the most mobilized sectors during the Chilean Spring. Here nurses have a sidewalk post where they are prepared to care for injured protestors. Photo: Hughes Gary Hughes, Biofuelwatch November 23, 2019 The… Read More

Photography from the Uprising in Chile

Global Justice Ecology Project and Biofuelwatch have a team in Chile until 16 December.  They will be producing videos, audio and photography from the Mapuche region of southern Chile as well as the Cumbre de los Pueblos happening… Read More

Chile Cancels COP 25 Climate Summit Amidst Huge Popular Uprising Against Neoliberal Policies

Caption: The passing of the Forest Ordinance 701 (Decreto Ley 701) in 1974, during the reign of General Augusto Pinochet, subsidized the expansion of tree plantations, giving away the National Forestry Corporation. This initiated the quick expansion of… Read More

A look back at the 2014 Climate March in New York City

A march for climate justice in Durban, South Africa in 2011 during the UN Climate Conference there.  PhotoLangelle.org Note: I am republishing this piece from 2 years ago on the 2014 climate march ad we now commemorate 5… Read More

Cop Out at COP23 in Bonn: Climate change, false solutions and profit-based schemes

Then-UN Climate Chief Christina Figueres addresses the climate march in Durban, South Africa in 2011 about the progress being made in the negotiations.  South African anti-privatization activist Virginia Setshedi looks on in horrified disbelief.  Photo: Langelle-GJEP photolangelle.org Cross-Posted… Read More

COP23: Trump’s Delegation Calling for More Fossil Fuels Decried as ‘Absurd’

“And we proudly stand up and tell you to ‘Keep it in the ground,” protesters sang out during a U.S.-sponsored event pushing fossil fuels at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany on Monday.(Photo: Twitter/@SustainUS)   Protesters interrupted… Read More

Climate Chaos & New Records in Europe: Hurricanes, Wildfires – What Next?

UN Climate Conference, Durban, South Africa 2011.  Photolangelle.org GJEP Note: Climate chaos claims more victims: Hurricane Ophelia which just brought havoc to Ireland and the UK, is the farthest east storm ever recorded at its strength.  Meanwhile, one… Read More

While All Eyes on Trump, Climate Change Rears its Ugly Head

A fitting article for the last day of the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech where, Trump or no Trump, once again, nothing useful got done. The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter… Read More

COP22 Protest and Die In for Environmental Justice for Safi and Imider, Morocco

Marrakech, Morocco — At COP22 on Thursday afternoon, a group of twenty international activists staged a die-in at the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) pavilion, in protest of the company’s environmental injustices in Morocco. Citing economic and health impacts, and dearth… Read More